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September 20, 2010
The interdependence between the basic chemicals and polymers market in China and the Mideast is expected to deepen into the specialty products industry, Saleh Al-Nazha, The China...
September 13, 2010
by Lawrence D. Sloan, Socma President & CEO As Chemical Week noted in a recent issue, sustainability and product stewardship are buzzwords that won’t go away.  Between...
September 10, 2010
AkzoNobel has been ranked as the most sustainable chemical company in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DSJI). Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI...
August 19, 2010
The issue of Process Safety Management has been tackled by the Chemicals Industry Association (CIA) and the National Skills Academy Process Industries (the Academy) in a recently...
August 3, 2010
Novozymes has joined as a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium, a global group comprised of academics, governments, non-government organizations and businesses that aims to...
June 29, 2010
Huntsman and Genencor say Gentle Power Bleach (GPB), an enzymatic pre-bleaching technology for textiles codeveloped by the companies, uses significantly less water than conventional...
June 25, 2010
Cefic says it has introduced a Responsible Care “toolkit” to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) boost their activities relating to corporate social...
June 14, 2010
A study published by Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Germany’s federal environment agency, has identified potential hazards associated with the use of bisphenol A (BPA). UBA published its...
June 9, 2010
Executives assembled for ACC’s annual meeting in Colorado Springs, CO are more cheerful this year as demand and margin recovery continue to exceed expectations. Concerns about financial conditions in Europe and the fragile state of economic recovery in the U.S. were noted, but producers remain optimistic....
June 8, 2010
Chemical makers face a difficult regulatory and legislative environment and must maintain credibility to achieve goals, Brian Ferguson, chairman of Eastman Chemical and current ACC chairman told attendees at ACC’s annual meeting, currently being held in Colorado Springs, CO. “America’s institutions face a crisis of trust and the chemical industry and our products remain at or near the front of the line,” Ferguson says....
May 24, 2010
A fire has caused extensive damage at the Linthwaite, U.K. manufacturing facilities of Grosvenor Chemicals, a subsidiary of Whyte Group (London), following an explosion during the...
May 18, 2010
The chemical industry and the government in Germany say they have agreed to work together to improve the level of knowledge relating to the presence of industrial chemicals in the...
April 23, 2010
Member companies of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD; Arlington, VA) supported the objectives of yesterday's Earth Day by incorporating both large and small...
April 22, 2010
President of ACC   Forty years ago, the first Earth Day ushered in a new era of environmental awareness for Americans concerned about the future health of our planet. To...
March 22, 2010
U.K. chemical industry group the Chemical Business Association (CBA; Crewe, U.K.) says it has introduced a new code of practise aimed at improving supply chain security and protecting...
March 8, 2010
The European chemical industry is building closer relations with downstream sectors on sustainability issues, says the European Union’s (EU) Technology Platform for Sustainable...
January 28, 2010
Emissions from the plants of European brominated flame retardant producers and users dropped “significantly” in 2009, as a direct result of a voluntary industry program...
December 10, 2009
Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) signed a memorandum of understanding with ACC today to establish a Responsible Care program for Mideast chemical makers. GPCA hopes...
November 30, 2009
Cefic will spend €800,000 ($1.2 million) on a three-year research project to develop an appropriate testing strategy for assessing the reproductive toxicity of nanomaterials. Data...
November 24, 2009
The International Council of Chemical Associations’ (ICCA)  has agreed to undertake a set of eight major projects in 2010 aimed at increasing the understanding of science...
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